Business & human rights at COP 21 Paris climate talks
On this page are key commitments by companies and calls by civil society related to the role of business in addressing human rights impacts of climate change leading up to and during the Paris climate talks between 30 November - 11 December.
For further information on the conference, see:
Related stories and components
Report analyses role of human rights treaty bodies in enforcing States' duty to protect people from adverse impacts of climate change
In 2018, the human rights treaty bodies of the United Nations (UN) made an unprecedented number of recommendations to States concerning their legal obligations to protect people from the adverse impacts of climate change, according to a new report by...
Businesses & investors call on Intl. Energy Agency to adopt more ambitious climate scenario in energy outlook models
Author: Leslie Hook & Anjli Raval, Financial Times
"IEA's climate models criticised as too fossil-fuel friendly", 2 April, 2019...
Author: Claudio Angelo, Observatório do Clima/Amazônia Notícia e Informação, (Brazil)
“Modelo indica que desmatamento atingiria uma área maior que a de Rondônia em 10 anos caso controles ambientais acabassem num eventual governo Bolsonaro, empurrando floresta para limiar do colapso”, 26 de outubro de 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Business & human rights at COP 21 Paris climate talks